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Title: What Einstein Did Not Know

Abstract

This public lecture is about 100 years of research on elementary particles and fundamental forces, beginning with the identification of the electron about 1900 and extending to the astonishing discovery of Dark Matter in the late 1900s. The author talks about the elementary particle concept; the discoveries of leptons, quarks and force carrying particles; and some of the experimental technology used. The author tells of his own research, the discovery of the tau lepton, the long, inconclusive search for fractional charged particles and his new involvement in astronomical research on Dark Matter. He concludes by looking ahead to old unsolved puzzles and new questions on the fundamental nature of matter and force that face us in the 21st Century.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
898869
Report Number(s):
SLAC-PUB-12272
TRN: US0701721
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Int.J.Mod.Phys.E17:735-757,2008; Conference: Invited talk at the Symposium on 50+ years of High Energy Physics @ UB, Buffalo, New York, 20-21 Oct 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CHARGED PARTICLES; ELECTRONS; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES; HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS; LEPTONS; NONLUMINOUS MATTER; QUARKS; TAU PARTICLES; Phenomenology-HEP,ASTRO, GRQC, HEPPH

Citation Formats

Perl, Martin L., and /SLAC. What Einstein Did Not Know. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Perl, Martin L., & /SLAC. What Einstein Did Not Know. United States.
Perl, Martin L., and /SLAC. Fri . "What Einstein Did Not Know". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/898869.
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abstractNote = {This public lecture is about 100 years of research on elementary particles and fundamental forces, beginning with the identification of the electron about 1900 and extending to the astonishing discovery of Dark Matter in the late 1900s. The author talks about the elementary particle concept; the discoveries of leptons, quarks and force carrying particles; and some of the experimental technology used. The author tells of his own research, the discovery of the tau lepton, the long, inconclusive search for fractional charged particles and his new involvement in astronomical research on Dark Matter. He concludes by looking ahead to old unsolved puzzles and new questions on the fundamental nature of matter and force that face us in the 21st Century.},
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year = {Fri Feb 02 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Fri Feb 02 00:00:00 EST 2007}
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